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Worship:  

Sundays

Eucharist 8:00 and 10:00 am

Morning Prayer 7:30

Church School - 9:45 am

Wednesdays

9:00 am Eucharist

 

Office Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 2pm

 

Location: Click here for a map

17435 NW West Union Rd.,

Portland, OR 97229     

Phone: (503) 645-0744

Church in autumn colors

"The Mission of St. Gabriel the Archangel Episcopal Church is to share the knowledge and

love of Jesus Christ and to help each other on our spiritual journey with God"

News & Announcements:

Christmas Schedule

Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24th
4:00 pm – Eucharist
10:00 pm – Carol Sing
10:30 pm – Eucharist

Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25th
9:00 am – Eucharist

 

Giving Tree 2014:  This year the Giving Tree will be supporting the Beaverton Clothes Closet.  They serve the Beaverton district and provide free clothing for students in grades k-12 OF FAMILIES IN NEED.  They have a need for new socks and underwear of all sizes for boys and girls.  Please take a tag to help out the children.  We will be collecting until the end of December.  Thanks for your support.

Nativity Play Rehearsals:  Practices continue Sundays Dec. 21st and 28th immediately after the 10:00 am service. The play is an original Nativity Play “’Twas in the Moon of Wintertime” with a Native North American theme. It is not too late to join in-there are still parts for children and youth who want one.  We also need parent helpers. The play will be on Sunday, January 4th at the 10:00 am service. 

Trinity Cathedral Episcopal Lecture Series:   Sacred Living, January 9-11, 2015: John Philip Newell, Internationally respected spiritual leader and author challenges us to explore a new beginning for Christianity.  Speaking directly to the heart of all Christians– as well as to the faithful and seekers of other traditions-he invites people of faith to be part of a new holy birth of sacred living.  John Philip is the former Warden of Iona Abbey in the Western Isles of Scotland and internationally acclaimed for his work in the field of Celtic spirituality, including his best-known titles, Listening for the Heartbeat of God and his poetic book of prayer Sounds of the Eternal.  He is an ordained minister in the Church of Scotland with a passion for ecumenical and interfaith dialogue.  His most recent book is The Rebirthing of God: Christianity’s Struggle for New Beginnings. For more information go to http://www.trinity-episcopal.org or call 503-222-9811.

Yew Life Center joins St. Gabriel’s Endowment Committee in sponsoring “Planning Your Financial Future”seminars 

  • Sunday, February 15    Mid-Life Concerns: Incapacity and Medical Assistance

  • Sunday, April 26th  -   Growing Older: Taxes, Gifting, and charitable donations

Seminars will be presented by experienced estate planning attorneys.  All of these sessions are appropriate for families throughout the age spectrum. They are designed to help individuals gain peace of mind by clarifying  the decision making processes surrounding financial concerns at all stages of life. The goal is to help you understand your options in Estate Planning.  If you are without clear instructions for your wishes the State of  Oregon will make these decisions for you. Be prepared! All seminars will be held  following the Sunday services at 11:45.  Childcare and food will be provided.  Flyers detailing these seminars can be found in the narthex along with a sign-up sheet. The seminars are open to the public so ask your friends to join you.

 

Family and Church School

We are looking for Native American props and costumes for our Nativity Play! Items like arrow quivers, buckskins, Indian Halloween costumes, Native jewelry (nothing valuable), Native baskets, and anything that would fit into that theme are needed. Please mark items with your name and leave them in large classroom #2 if you can lend them.

Starting January 21st  our playgroup for young children and their parents and caregivers will move to Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Heather Grossklaus will be our new playgroup coordinator.  In January the preschool is going to welcome children from the playgroup into the classroom for 20 minutes of big buddy/little buddy time. You don’t have to be a church member to join in- everyone is welcome and we are building a wonderful community this way!

 

 Preschool

Our preschool is open! We will continue to accept students throughout the school year so don’t stop recommending St. Gabriel Episcopal School to family, friends and neighbors! Like our facebook page to keep up with what’s going on at www.facebook.com/stgabrielpreschool. Contact info: preschool@stgabrielonline.org 

The Messenger is available for pick-up in the narthex for those without email.

 

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